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Hawaiian Railway

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91-1001 Renton Rd, Ewa Beach, Oahu, HI 96706-3402
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the only authentic operating railroad in all of Hawaii. It used to connect the cane fields to Honolulu and the Pearl Harbor area. This seven mile segment is all that is operating, but the tracks exist in places all the way to the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Greg554
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pluses 1) Friendly staff 2) Fairly authentic older train experience Negatives 1) Tour guide is inaudible for the most part 2) The 90 minute journey is a bit much 3) Seats are very hard

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SaqibQ
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This open car railway was a fun and informative 90 minute round-trip. And as a bonus, there is a great little model train museum. This train only runs on Saturday ( 1 trip) and Sunday (2 trips) and doesn't take reservations.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Grannyanne1947
Reviewed July 26, 2018

This was our first time riding this train. It was for a couple of reasons. One, My daughter and niece are in love with Trains. Two, it was for a good donation...Autism awareness! Third, it was something for the grandparents, children, hubby & I to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank Ronell M
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Taking care of two cravings on a weekend ride. If you like trains and ice cream this is the place to go. First up is a leisurely ride to the west coast of Ouahu on the historical sugar cane trains. It follows the old narrow...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank csiders
Reviewed March 26, 2018

This is a sort of not fully realized little rail trip that we're glad we took, but I'm not sure how much I got from it, though significant other enjoyed it more. It goes from an old railyard in Ewa all the way to the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank VaBookwriter
Reviewed February 5, 2018

We went on the Sunday afternoon "ice cream run". We bought our tickets about an hour and fifteen minutes ahead of time and actually stood in line to do so. Many people come early to buy their tickets and then go have lunch etc and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Verbelly
Reviewed January 28, 2018

If you're hoping to find a railway museum, you won't find it here. This is primarily a two hour train ride along a historic right of way with excellent narration. The model railroad exhibit in a building behind the office is spectacular, however. As others...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 1NicePerson
Reviewed January 21, 2018

We had a great time riding the Hawaiian Railway from Ewa to Kahe (Electric Beach). The staff that narrate as you travel along really provide a historical perspective of how the railway came to exist, the people involved, history of the area including the various...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Bonesman
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Let me start by saying all the volunteers and employees of the Railway are extremely friendly and informative. However, we should have skipped this tourist attraction, we opted for the 3 PM Sunday ice cream ride which took extra long, waiting for lots of people...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Tracy F
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June 7, 2018|
Response from Tracy F | Reviewed this property |
Back in January of 2018 you could only buy the tickets at the Railway where the train leaves and it's first come first serve and not much to do while waiting. Could not purchase online. They were $12.50 per adult at that... More
March 12, 2018|
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Response from Verbelly | Reviewed this property |
The train goes from Ewa to just passed Disney's Aulani Resort. There is a beautiful stretch of coastline passed Electric Beach. The train pauses there very briefly and then goes into reverse for the trip back to Ewa. That... More
September 7, 2016|
Response from Patty276 | Reviewed this property |
You would have to call their office number. They do have birthday parties there.